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352 et seq.-invades England, 353 et seq. -treatment of his troops, 355 et
seq. Viking, origin of the name, i. 299, note. Vikings, the, see Norsemen. Villemore, promoted by Mary of Lor
raine, iii. 286. Villeroy, M. French ambassador, iv. 291. Vindobala, supposed modern name of, i.
20, note. Vitres or Veteres, identified with Odin.
i. 217, 222 note. Vitrified forts of Scotland, the, i. 86. Vopiscus, references to the Druids by, i.
2 13, 214. Vortigern, traditional history of, i. 169,
sence of the queen at the discussions, 127-the Admiralty, 128-number of representatives for Scotland, ib. et seq. Land of peers, 130-miscellaneous ar. rangements, coinage, &c., 131 — the African Company and the Equivalent. 132 et seq.-legal regulations, 133 et sey.
close of the commission, 135-the Treaty to be first submitted to the Scots Parliament, 136 - excitement against it throughout the country, 137-pamphlets, &c., against it, 138—the debates in the Estates, 142 et seq.--the riot in Edinburgh, 143 et seq.- fast proclaimed against it, 145—continued debates, 149
U, 145COLUued debates, 149 et seq.- proposed address, and its fail. ure, 164-the Act passed, 178-the alleged charges of bribery in connection with it, ib. et seq.--the debates on it in the English Parliament, 189 et seq.manoeuvre by which carried, 194 et seq. --the royal assent given to it, 197-first difficulties after it, 207-motion in 1712
for its dissolution, 248. Universities, the Scots, iii. 402-special
ties of them, ib.-modelled on those of France, 404—their privileges and ex. emptions, 405-their influence, 406— Knox's warning regarding them, v. 77 -measures with regard to the, after
the Revolution, vii. 447. University, the original conception of it,
iii. 402 et seq. University Test Act of 1690, vii. 447. Urns, burial, found in Scotland, i. 105
their era, 108. Urry or Áurry, General, defeated by
Montrose, vi. 371. “ Usages," the, in the Scots Church, dis
sensions regarding, viii. 421 et seq. Uttoxeter, the treaty of, vi. 418. Valence, Aymer de, ii. 243. Valentia, the province of, i. 47-alleged
birth of St Patrick in, 68. Valhalla or Wælheal of the Norsemen,
the, i. 224. Vane, Sir Harry, account of the affair
with Lord Holland by, vi, 264, notea member of the Westminster Assem
bly, 389. Vane, the younger, one of the Union
commissioners, vii. 52. Vans, John, schoolmaster of Aberdeen,
iii. 401. Vauban system of fortification, the v.
123. Vecturions, a branch of the Picts, i. 45. Veneti, the ships of the, i. 303, note. Vernay, Sir Edward, vi. 266. Verneuil, extermination of the Scots mer
cenaries at, ii. 398. Vesci, William de, a claimant of the Scots
crown, ii. 124-his grounds, 126. Vienne, John de, force sent into Scotland under, and Froissart's history of it, ii.
Wade, General, viii. 354--suppresses the
Shawfield mob, 355-report on the disarming of the Highlanders, 367 et seq. -his military roads, 369-Edinburgh Castle repaired by, 445-forces under, in 1745, 469-movements in pursuit,
475-skirmish at Clifton, 470, 478. Wæelheal of the Norsemen, i. 224. Wager of battle, law of, ii. 66 et seq. Wake, Thomas, Lord, i. 312. Wales, sculptured stone found in, i. 159,
note-the Britons shut up in, 182
Britons from Strathclyde in, 281. Wall, the Roman, see Roman. Wallace, first appearance of, ii. 179-his
probable origin, &c., ib.--the traditions regarding him, 180, and note -- his abilities, 181--native and English characters of him, 182-first collision with the English, 183-attack on Ormsby, 184-measures to resist the English, 188-battle of Stirling, 189 et seq.-his organisation of the country, 193 et seq. --communications to Lübeck and Hamburg, 194--invasion of England, 195 his conduct during it, 196--guardian of the kingdom, 197-his difficulties, 198
invasion by Edward, ib. --battle of Falkirk, 200—his disappearance from public life, 201 -- traces of visit to France, 202--said to have commanded at Roslin, 218-excepted from mercy, 225-his movements,&c., ib.--captured, 226-his trial and execution, 227 et seq.
-effects of his death, 229. Wallace, Sir W., at Killiecrankie, vii.
381. Wallace or Fian, Adam, executed for
heresy, iii. 299. Wallace, Colonel, heads the Covenanters
at Rullion Green, vii. 172. Walpole, Sir R. measures against the in
surrection of 1715, viii. 264-modification of the bill regarding the Porteous
Mob, 366-hatred of Grange to, 391. Walsingham, the Chronicle of, iii. 412. Walsingham, ambassador after Ruthven's
fall, v. 212-his plot to entrap Queen
the Scots.Coeldership, 390 Directory for
Mary, 251 et seq.-his letter counselling Westminster Assembly, the, vi. 378—its her secret assassination, 257.
constitution, 380 et seq.-the members Walters, Lucy, the mother of Monmouth, and Scots commissioners, 380-discusvii. 258.
sion on the Covenant, 385 et seq. — Waltheof, Earl of Northumberland, i. views of the Presbyterians, 386—and of 427.
the Parliament, 387–the Independents, Wanlockhead, lead early worked in, iii. ib. — the Erastians, 388— influence of 445.
the Scots commissioners, 389-discus« Wardholding," abolition of, viii. 504. sion on lay eldership, 390opposition Wardlaw, Cardinal, ii. 348.
of Parliament, 392– the Directory for Warrenne, Earl of Surrey. Guardian of Public Worship, ib. et seq.--the Parlia
Scotland, ii. 178 — ineasures against mentary queries, 394 — the metrical Wallace, 185– his defeat at Stirling, Psalms, 398 et seq. -the Confession of 189 et seq.-his flight, 191.
Faith and Catechisms, 401. Wars of the Roses, the, their effect, ii. Westminster Hall, trial of Wallace in, ii. 432.
227. Warwick, the Earl of, at Pinkie, iii. 270 Westinoreland, Lord, joined to the Coun
-one of the Council on the casket cil on the casket letters, iv. 445-shelletters, iv. 445.
tered by the Borderers, v. 22. Wat, John, v. 311.
Westmoreland ravaged by the Scots under Watling Street, its course, i. 25.
Wallace, ii. 195. Watson William, his conduct regarding Wex, Carl, on the Taus of Tacitus, i. 3,
the Gowrie Conspiracy, v. 339-discus. note--correction of the “Grampius" sion with the king on it, 340.
of Tacitus by, 16 and note. Wattles, the early churches, &c., built of, Wharton, Sir T., opposes invasion of i. 249.
Scotland, iii. 210—conference with the Wealth, indications of, before the great Laird of Buccleuch, 237-his account war, ii. 111.
of the surrender of Caerlaverock, 245Weapons, ancient, i. 114.
raid under, 274-on the gold of ScotWedderburn, the Laird of, the murder of land, 445. De la Bastie by, iii. 92.
Wharton, account of Laud's Liturgy by Wedderburn, Bishop of Dunblane, letter vi. 131, note. from Laud to hiin, vi. 130, 133, 141,
Whig, first use of the term, vi. 419. notes.
“ Whigamores' Raid," the, vi. 419. Wedderburns, the, their book of Godly White, N., character of Mary by, iv. 385. Songs, &c., iv. 350.
White Caterthun, the hill-fort of, i. 84. Weems, John, vi. 272.
Whitekirk, church of, ii. 336. Weems or earth-houses, i. 98 et seq.
Whitelaw, captain of the Castle of DunWeights and measures, regulation of, ii, bar, iv. 236.
400 – uniform, introduced by the Whitélocke, a member of the Westminster Union, viii. 131.
Assembly, vi. 389. Weird, origin of the word, i. 227.
Whitfield, his visit to Scotland and reWelch, John, tried as one of the leaders ception there, viii. 413-at Cambuslans,
of the High Presbyterian party, v. 435. 414. Welch, John, vii. 79-joins the Covenan whithorn, church at, i. 42.
ters, 229-his character and previous Wicker-work ornamentation on the sculplife, 230 et seq.
tured stones, the, i. 155. Weldon, Sir Anthony, account of pageant Widdrington, Lord, in arins in 1715, viii.
before James VI., v. 365-sketch of 300-his trial, 334-not executed, 336. the king by him, 374-account of him, Wightman, General, forces under, 1714, 376, note- his 'Perfect Description of viii. 251--and in 1715, 270-pursuit of Scotland,' 397.
MacIntosh by, 290-at Sheriffmuir, Welsh chronicles, notices of Strathclyde 317-suppresses the attempt of 1710. in the, i. 279-romances, 172.
341 et seq. Wemyss, Lord, vi. 152.
Wigtown martyrs, the, vii. 253 et seq. Werk Castle, captured by James IV., il. “Wild Western Whigs," the Cameronians 75-repulse of Albany before, 107.
so called, vii. 310. West Kilpatrick, termination of the wall William the Conqueror, his efforts to of Antonine near, i. 34.
subdue Northumbria, i. 373–transacWestern counties, predominance of the tions with Scotland, 374 et seq. -his Covenanting element in, after the Re
forest laws, 433... volution, vii. 446.
William the Lion, his accession, i. 444 Western Isles, their social condition under his supposed armorial bearings, ib. and
James VI., vi. 30, note-attempts at note - invades England, 446 - taken their plantation, 37.
prisoner, ib.--treaty of Falaise, 447Westerwood fort, i. 34, noto.
released from it by Richard I. ii, 2
ecclesiastical disputes, 4 et seq.-founds 65, note --- renewed appeal on the the Abbey of Arbroath, 6-his death, Union, and his death, 66-legislation 7-the laws of, 51, 69, 107–claims to regarding pauperism under, 73-equithe crown through descent froin him, valent of Habeas Corpus Act for Scot127-early charter of, 89.
land, ib.--laws regarding Popery, 74 William Rufus, war between him and et seq. Malcolm Canmore, i. 377, 378.
Williain Lord Douglas, ii. 326. William of Orange, refugees at his court, William of Malmsbury, the Chronicle of,
vii. 269-his relationship to the suc- iii. 412. cession, 283 - and Mary, proclaimed Williains, Archbishop, Laud promoted in England, 284-prayer ordered for by, vi. 62. them, and deprivations for refusal, 297 Williamson, David, a member of the As-difficulties as regards appointment of sembly of 1690, vii. 438. officials, 299 et seq.--constant acknow. Williamson, Peter, the case of, viii. 522. ledgment of the independence of Scot. Williamson, a Jacobite messenger, arland, 290—the Claim of Right and the rest of, vii. 343. Articles of Grievances, 293—the com- Willock, the Reformer, iii. 338-present missioners from the Scots Estates to at the deathbed of the queen-mother, him, and his acceptance of the oath, 381. 294—his message to the Estates, ib. et Wills, General, movements against the seq. - arrangements as regards the Jacobites, viii. 305-measures at PresScots troops, 296 - official appoint ton, 307—the battle and capitulation, ments for Scotland, 302 et seq.-influ 308 et seq. ence of Carstairs with him, 306—con Wilson, account of the attempts to detest with the Parliament as to right of termine race, i. 113, note. free debate, 329-reasons for adherence Wilson, Margaret, one of the Wigtown to old practice, 330-on legislative martyrs, vii. 253. union, 331 - the instructions to his Wilson, Patrick, one of the murderers of Commissioner, 332-resistance of the Darnley, iv. 187-excepted from truce house, and increasing hostility, 333 of 1572, V. 73. struggle with the Parliament regarding Wilson, Sir Thomas, conversation with the appointment of the Judges, 338– Leslie on Mary's guilt, v. 96, note. appointments by him, 339—publication Wilson, William, his “dying testimony," of his private instructions to the Com viii. 241, note. missioner, 341_orders the torturing of Wilson, a Jacobite emissary, vii. 343. Neville Payne, 349 - concessions in Wilson, the smuggler, the case of, viii. Parliament of 1690, 352-private in- 359-his execution, 361. structions to Lord Melville, ib.--con- Winund, a pretended Maormar of Ross, cession as to right of debate, 353 i. 440. measures for the pacification of the Wine, consumption of, in the Western Highlands, 394 et seq.-his connection Isles, vi. 30, note. with the Massacre of Glencoe, 410 et “Winged Camp," supposed site of the, seq.-views and instructions as to the ecclesiastical settlement, 423, 424-his Wingfield, Queen Mary at, v. 249. policy towards the Church after its es. Winnington, Mr, on the rebellion of 1745, tablishment, 435, 438 — measures to viii. 468. retain the Church under State con- Winram, present at the last conference trol, 448-letter to the Assembly re between Knox and Lethington, V. 56, garding the Episcopal clergy, 450, note 60-presides at inauguration of Douglas
the Oath of Assurance and its effects, as Archbishop of St Andrews, 75. 454-danger of collision with the clergy, Winram, George, commissioner to West455-averted by Carstairs's counsels, minster Assembly, vi. 381. and the order to enforce the As. Winton, Lord, the leader of the southern surance Oath revoked, 456 - close of insurrection, viii. 290, 291, 295-planı his struggle with the Church, 458-ad urged by him, 298, 299--his trial and dress to him against the Darien condemnation, 334-his escape, 336. scheme, viii. 26-his answer, 27-ad Winzet or Winyet, Ninian, iii. 401 and dresses from the Company to him, and note, vi. 5. his reticence, 37-his final answer to Wishart, Bishop of Glasgow, surrenders these, 38 et seq. -appeal from Spain to Edward I., ii. 224-a member of the against the Darien colonists, 48--ad. Scots Council, 230 and note-impridress to him on the Darien Company, soned by Edward I., 246--his repeated and its reception, 60-letter to the changes of side, 260, note-building of Privy Council, and message to Parlia Glasgow Cathedral under, iii. 429. ment on it, 63-revival of project of Wishart, George, account of, iii. 251-his Union, 64-on the Darien catastrophe, arrest and trial, 254 et seq.--his martyr
dom, 256--his complicity in the intend- haugh's connection with, V. 12 and ed murder of Beaton, 257 et seq.
note. Wishart, his life of Montrose, vi. 376. Wool, debates on the provisions of the Witchcraft, first Scots Act against, iv. Union regarding it, viii. 154.
72—first delations for, 320—the belief Worcester, Lord, joined to the Council
in, vii. 114 et seq.--the trials for it, ib. on the casket letters, iv. 445. Witham, General, at Sheriffmuir, viii. Worcester East Indiaman, the case of 317, 319, note.
the, viii. 105. Wodrow, his account of the interview Workington, landing of Queen Mary at,
between the Assembly's commissioners iv. 376. and Montrose, vii. 7-of Strachan, 40 Wortley Montagu, Lady Mary, Grange's -of George Gillespie, 79, note-char connection with, viii. 392, 394, 395. acter of Robert Douglas by him, 135, Wossemarmut, pleadings of, in favour of note -- his account of the Highland the Count of Holland, ii. 146. host, 191-on the murder of Sharp, Wotton, Edward (afterwards Lord), sent 217-on the Quakers, 270-his 'Suffer-, to Scotland to negotiate league, v. 227 ings of the Church,' and 'Analecta,' et seq.-measures for displacing Arran, 276—his history of the sufferings, 468 2 29-his difficulties and danger, 234
account of the father of Principal his flight, ib. Carstairs from, 308, note-on the Ca- Wriothesly, Sir Thomas, iii. 159, note. meroniaas, 314, note--list by him of Writers to the Signet, the question as to conforming Episcopalian clergy, 464- their eligibility to the bench, viii. 172, account of riot caused by the use of note. the English burial-service, viii. 219, Wyntoun, name given the Grampians by, note-account of the convocation of i. 15, note-tradition regarding Macbeth clergy in 1712 regarding the Oaths, 233 from, 377, note-extracts from, ii. III, -heads the middle party in the Church, note--his account of Bruce's appear235-examples of religious superstition ance before Edward, 123, note on the from, 380, 381, note-account of Pit clan-combat at Perth, 371, note-his cairne by, 550, note.
Chronicle, iii. 413. Wogan, Captain, his death, vii. 72. Wolf of Badenoch, the, ii. 390 et seq. Xerxes, stone weapons in the army of, i. Wolsey, Cardinal, on the feud between 116.
Angus and Arran, iii. 95, note-de- Xiphilinos, the abridger of Dion Cassius, mand for breach with France, 98, note -account of Albany's invasion, 101, note-his efforts to withdraw Scotland Yaxley, an emissary of Queen Mary's, iv. from France, 105, and note--his State 112. papers, 106, note — letter to Queen Yester, Lord, one of the queen's party, Margaret from, 110-his object to sever iv. 377, note. Scotland from France, III - proposal York, the Archbishop of, consecration for marriage of James V. to Princess of the Bishop of St Andrews by, i. 421 Mary, ib.-his attempts to secure Bea --and again, 423-claims jurisdiction ton, 114 et seq.-anxiety for the “erec- in Scotland, ii. 4-struggles with Cantion" of the Scots king, 120-measures terbury, ib.-marries Alexander III. to to bring it about, 121-his satisfaction the Princess Margaret, 24. on its success, 124-determination to York, Duke of, see James II. break the French alliance, 125—his York, death of Severus at, i. 40-castles emissaries to Scotland, 126-letter re built by the conqueror at, 373-their garding these, 127—their communica capture, ib.-meeting of the commistions to him, 128 et seq.-his anxiety sion on Queen Mary at, iv. 414-the
regarding the French influence, 130. commission moved to London, 431Women, influence of, in the early Irish the Council of the Peers at, 1640, vi.
Church, i. 242 et seq.-their succession 309, 313, note. under the feudal system, 429.
York Buildings Company, the, and its Wood, Sir Andrew, after the death of operations, viii. 350 et seq.
James III., iii. 35, note-his naval Young, Peter, one of the ecclesiastical exploits, 68.
censors of the press, iv. 322—one of Wood, John, Murray's agent at the Eng the tutors to James VI., V. 133-one
lish Court, iv. 399—at the accusation of the Octavians, 299. of the queen, 440 and note.
Yule festival, its origin, i. 223. Wood, Patrick," stores imported for “Yule Vacance," the, restored by ParliaCharles I. by, vi. 190.
ment, 1711, viii. 246. Wood, early use of, for architecture, ii. 97.
Zend Avesta, attempts to derive the Woodhouselee, Hamilton of Bothwell- Norse mythology from the, i. 231.